Jack White Mine

The Jack White Mine is a gold mine located in Maricopa county, Arizona.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Jack White Mine  

State:  Arizona

County:  Maricopa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 33.60389, -112.05556

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Jack White Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Jack White Mine
Secondary: Eyrich


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Arizona
County: Maricopa
District: Winifred District


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Mr White
Years: 1934 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1885
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxide Zone


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVERAGE ASSAY $25/TON (1929), $44-164/TON (1931)


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): GOLD IS FINELY DIVIDED AND HAS FORMED NO PLACERS, SOME SULFIDES FOUND IN MINE

Comment (Location): NORTHERN FOOTHILLS OF PHOENIX MOUNTAINS

Comment (Production): SEVERAL THOUSAND DOLLARS OF BULLION WERE PRODUCED IN 1928.

Comment (Development): OPERATORS WERE DEVELOPING 30 TONS/DAY IN 1930.

Comment (Deposit): SIZE OF VEIN IS AT 200 FT LEVEL

Comment (Geology): GRANITE CONTAINS MASSES OF SCHIST AND A FEW DIKES

Comment (Deposit): Discovery Year: 1880'S


References

Reference (Deposit): MINING JOURNAL, VARIOUS ISSUES, 1929-1932

Reference (Deposit): WILSON, CUNNINGHAM, AND BUTLER, ABGMT BULL 137, 1934, P.165-166


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